New Zealand : Earthquake : 2009/07/15
|Country or District||New Zealand|
|Outline||On 15 July 2009, an earthquake of magnitude 7.8 and depth 33km occurred in New Zealand generating a small tsunami.|
|Human Impact||Physical Impact||Others|
USGS Earthquake Hazard Program
Magnitude 7.6 Date-Time Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 09:22:29 UTC Wednesday, July 15, 2009 at 08:22:29 PM at epicenter Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones Location 45.750°S, 166.577°E Depth 12 km (7.5 miles) set by location program Region OFF WEST COAST OF THE SOUTH ISLAND, N.Z.
An earthquake of magnitude 7.8 and depth 33km has struck an unpopulated area in the Southland Province in New Zealand.